Family Status: Single
Occupation: Personal Trainer
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 49 pounds!
Carrie’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I felt miserable after reaching 162 pounds and realized that I needed to make a change in my life.
What made you decide to lose weight?
When I reached 162 pounds and was about to go from a size 12 to a 14.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I changed my diet and hired a personal trainer.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
It was very hard to remain patient through the process. I wanted the weight to drop off immediately.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
I began seeing results around 4-6 weeks.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
Around a year and a half.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained my weight for 5 years. I am a personal trainer which means I am a walking billboard for my business. That helps me to stay focused.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am much happier with my life and now try to help those in need of motivation to reach their weight loss goals.
Carrie’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Drink at least 1 gallon of water per day.
Weight loss tip #2:
Cardio, cardio, and more cardio!
Weight loss tip #3:
Keep a food journal documenting EVERYTHING you eat throughout the day. This will help you locate your weak points.
Weight loss tip #4:
Get a workout partner or a personal trainer. Everyone needs some motivation!
Weight loss tip #5:
Surround yourself with positive people!
Carrie’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Oatmeal and egg whites.
Chicken, asparagus and brown rice.
Tuna or orange roughy and asparagus.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Low fat, low carb protein shake.
Carrie’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I workout each muscle group once a week.
I do cardio for 50 minutes per day.